Stories

Engaging heads, hands, and hearts…

Hal Aronson, co-founder of We Care Solar and We Share Solar, is transitioning to Senior Advisor. We recently spoke with Hal about the early days of We Care Solar and why he is drawn to solar education for youth. For

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Filling the Void

By Lindsay Maida, of The James and Sharon Maida Foundation Often when we consider global health and health care delivery, the patient is commonly thought of as being the sole recipient. Improved patient outcomes, reduced mortality rates, early detection and

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We Care Solar Wins 2017 Drucker Prize!

Today the Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University announced that We Care Solar is the winner of the 2017 Drucker Prize. We Care Solar’s solar-powered suitcases provide lighting and electricity for nighttime obstetrical care in the developing world. The Drucker Prize judges

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Reflections from a Solar Ambassador

In 2012, We Care Solar started the Women’s Solar Ambassador Program to train more than a dozen ambitious women to become our international solar installation trainers. They studied online materials for six weeks, then came to Berkeley for hands-on training

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We Care Solar launches Successful Ambassador Program

In October 2012, 14 women arrived in Berkeley, California to take part in  a very unique workshop. Some arrived from Colorado, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Washington; others flew in from Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, and Mexico. Their objective? To learn

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Special Deliveries

Today was magical.  Our team left the city of Kano to reach Minjibir General Hospital, where we were scheduled to bring light and power to the Operating Theatre, Maternity Ward, and Labor Room. The staff was excited about our Solar

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